Kevin Wheeler

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WHEELER: NFL Picks for 2013 – Rams To Win 9 Games

I did most of the heavy lifting on my NFL picks Monday night on Sports Open Line but figured today, the final Friday before the full slate of games on Monday, would be a good […]


St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina celebrate a 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 23, 2013.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

WHEELER: Cards Back in First, Rams Getting Better and College Football Kicks Off

CARDINALS After taking 3-of-4 from the Braves over the weekend the Cardinals are back in 1st place, albeit in a tie with the Pirates, and they’re just 2-games off having the best record in Major […]


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WHEELER: Why Do Irrational Thoughts Dominate Sports Discussions?

Emotion gets in the way of logic.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/23/2013

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals

WHEELER: Sprint To The Finish in NL Central Has Begun

So what happens now?

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/19/2013

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WHEELER: 18 Days of Hell for Cardinals

Let’s just be brutally honest here… The Cardinals have been awful for the past 18 days. Oh sure, there were some rough patches before play began on July 26th but since that day things have, […]


Manager Mike Matheny #22 of the St. Louis Cardinals comes out to take the ball from pitcher Shelby Miller #40 as teammate Yadier Molina #4 looks on in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on June 28, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

WHEELER: Weekend Round Up (Cards Swept, Head to PIT)

Let’s do this rapid fire in bullet point style because, well, just because… Cardinals stuff * The Cardinals bats were silent in Atlanta and the team got swept. No need to panic. The Pirates lost […]


St. Louis Cardinals Yadier Molina is restrained by brother Bengie while manager Mike Matheny argues with umpire Clint Fagan in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 2, 2013. Both Matheny and Yadier Molina were ejected.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

WHEELER: Cards In Complete Control of Playoff Destiny

I know what some of you are thinking. Duh. Of course the Cardinals are “in control” of their playoff destiny, they’re in 1st place! You’re right, of course, but there’s more to it than that. […]


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WHEELER: MLB First Half Awards – Cards Get Noticed

The All-Star break is here and for the next several days I’ll be talking quite a bit about the final 2 1/2 months of the MLB season during Sports Open Line. On the shows we’ll […]


St. Louis Cardinals v Chicago Cubs

WHEELER: Umps Gone Wild & Blues Moves

Before I get to some hockey talk, I just have to address what we saw at the end of last night’s game at Wrigley Field. Nothing in baseball irritates me more than umpires with attitude. […]


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WHEELER: MLB All-Star Breakdown – Cards Fare Well

So are we all breathing a little better after the Cardinals swept the Marlins over the weekend? They’re once again tied with the Pirates in the NL Central…and for the best record in Major League […]


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